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Fear of the Dark

Fear of the Dark

Help kids get over the fear of the dark. Plus, get to sleep products

March 2015
Concussions & Kids

Concussions & Kids

What parents need to know about concussions, including signs of a concussion, head injury treatment, and concussion prevention

March 2015
Public Restrooms & Kids

Public Restrooms & Kids

An ages and stages guide to taking kids to the public restroom

January 2015
Sick Kids Care Package Ideas

Sick Kids Care Package Ideas

Kids home sick? Keep them comfy and engaged with these care package ideas.

January 2015
New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

MK readers share their New Year's Resolutions for parenting in 2015.

January 2015
After School: How Busy Is Too Busy

After School: How Busy Is Too Busy

How to step back if your kids are too busy with after school extracurriculars

December 2014
Bipolar Disorder in Children

Bipolar Disorder in Children

More kids are being diagnosed as bipolar every year. Find out how to read the signs and follow up with treatment.

November 2014
Single Parent Support System

Single Parent Support System

How single parents can build a support group. Plus: Philadelphia area support groups for single parents.

October 2014
The Benefits of Failure

The Benefits of Failure

Failure and disappointment teach important life lessons that can help kids grow. Plus, JK Rowling on the Fringe Benefits of Failure

October 2014
Friends Schools Keep the Peace

Friends Schools Keep the Peace

What parents can learn from Quaker methods of peaceful conflict resolution used at area Friends schools. Plus, a list of Delaware Valley Friends schools.

October 2014

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Autism: Through My Eyes

10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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Healthy Living

Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment

Experts and readers debate the physical discipline method of corporal punishment

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

Cool School Supplies

Cool School Supplies

Cool school supply ideas for kids heading back to elementary school, high school, middle school and college.

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

Tips to get women comfortable with the process of buying a family car

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Music Reviews

Kids Music: For the Beach and Back to School

Kids Music: For the Beach and Back to School

Kathy gives us a beach playlist, talks up the Kids Corner Stage at the Philadelphia Folk Festival and reviews new back-to-school CDs.

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Meet Our CoverKid: Jaime Lynne W.

Meet Our CoverKid: Jaime Lynne W.

Meet 7-year-old CoverKid Jaime Lynne W., winner of a John Robert Powers scholarship

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Classes

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking

Help kids get over their fear of public speaking with classes and tips.

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Education

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

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Education Features

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking

Help kids get over their fear of public speaking with classes and tips.

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

Cool School Supplies

Cool School Supplies

Cool school supply ideas for kids heading back to elementary school, high school, middle school and college.

What Is a Charter School?

What Is a Charter School?

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in the Delaware Valley, including a list of area charter schools.

The Charter School Alternative — Delaware

The Charter School Alternative — Delaware

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in Delaware

The Charter School Alternative — South Jersey

The Charter School Alternative — South Jersey

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in South Jersey

The Charter School Alternative — Philly & PA Suburbs

The Charter School Alternative — Philly & PA Suburbs

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in Philadelphia and its suburbs

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Mom Matters

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

Tips to get women comfortable with the process of buying a family car

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

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Maternity

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

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Solutions

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment

Experts and readers debate the physical discipline method of corporal punishment

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Special Needs Parenting

Divorce in a Special Needs Family

Divorce in a Special Needs Family

Divorce in a special needs family can be fraught. Here's how to act in your child's best interest.

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